School administrators ask for ample time to prepare for reopening
School administrators especially private in Bunyangabu district have asked the Mnistry of Education to give them ample time to prepare for the reopening of schools for candidate classes after over six months of closure during COVID-19 lockdown.
Despite a recent spike in cases, President Museveni directed that schools should reopen for only candidate classes and finalists in higher institutions of learning effective October 15,2020.
Head teachers and other administrators say that both learners, parents and administrators are not prepared enough for the new term with the private sector particularly concerned about how they will raise money from a few candidates to pay teachers and meeting other costs.
They say there is need to ascertain the readiness of both learners and teachers before they get back to class.